What does Elia mean?
Elia \e-lia\ as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Elia). Elia's roots are Greek and Hebrew, and the name Elia means "Jehovah is God". Elia is a form of Elias (Greek, Hebrew). Elia is also a derivative of Elijah (Hebrew).
Elia has 20 more related variations via Elias, Elijah: Eliasz, Elice, Elihu, Elija, Eliot, Elis, Eliyahu, Eljah, Eljasz, Ellice, Elliot, Ellis, Elyas, Elyot, Elyott, Ilija, Ilja, Ilyaas, Ilyas and Lige▼.
Elia is a rare given name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#9814 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the boy name Elia and affiliated names. Popular varying forms of Elia (#unlisted) are Elijah (#11 a year ago), Eli (#49), Elias (#103), Elliot (#217), Ellis (#443), Lige, Ely, Eliot, Elie and Elis. These boy names reached the height of their popularity during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.4213%) and have remained as popular to this day (usage 0.4177%, down 0.9%), but with the forms Elie and Lige becoming less in vogue. The most fashionable birth names among these are Ellis (#443), Elliot (#217), Elias (#103), Eli (#49) and Elijah (#11), and there is a resurgence in baby name popularity for Eli, Elias, Elijah, Elliot and Ellis. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)